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Updated May 20, 2017
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Hughes Systique President & CEO Pradeep Kaul
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  • large number of people at Top Management, No work life balance (in 9 reviews)

  • No work life balance, poor project estimation (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Systique (Less than a year)

    Pros

    learning experience is good,
    team activities and events celebration,
    approachable staff members

    Cons

    less hike,
    small company,
    timings are fixed

    Advice to Management

    not any as such, some times politics as to happen everywhere i feel.


  2. "Principal Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Principal QA Analyst in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Principal QA Analyst in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Systique (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Projects to work on

    Cons

    A bit tough to get going.


  3. "Just fine"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD

    I have been working at Hughes Systique full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, good environment , Learn while working

    Cons

    No professional growth, body shopping


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Not good for freshers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Java/J2EE Developer Trainee in Tarzana, CA
    Former Employee - Java/J2EE Developer Trainee in Tarzana, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Hughes Systique (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They had sessions on different technologies for us to learn beyond our main project. It is famous for its cafeteria...lunch is very good there.

    Cons

    They don't hire the intern unless, they are exceptionally good or have a strong reference.


  6. "Good , Great work environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Systique full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee satisfaction,The immediate and Top management is very approachable Casual atmosphere, Great work life balance

    Cons

    little lengthy processes, not much room for innovation,


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Extended retirement home for senior management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mid-level Engineering Lead in Gaithersburg, MD
    Former Employee - Mid-level Engineering Lead in Gaithersburg, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Systique full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great learning environment overall, especially if mentored under the right type of person (this factor is critical especially if employed in its India office - most US-based Hughes Systique and Hughes Networks Systems employees - techies or managers - are truly world-class).

    Great working environment in some projects and groups - the good managers and leads are truly awesome!!!

    Cons

    Extremely top-heavy org structure - about 40% employees have a 'manager' tag, and about 20% of all employees have corner offices.

    Number of total employees has remained stagnant over the last 5 years or so - a BIG negative for an aspiring IT Services major.

    Business acumen of some (not all) of the senior management folks is questionable.

    House of Extremes - the bad managers can be pathetic at best, horrendous at worst. Sycophantic culture has permeated some parts of the company. Generally considered to be a retirement resort for all senior management types (most of whom have been peers from Hughes Software Systems/Flextronics Software Systems/Aricent). Your chances of vertical growth beyond Senior Principal Engineer/Engineer Manager are next to nil if you are not of the right pedigree (read: an Aricent/HNS/HSS/FSS alumnus).

    Advice to Management

    Spread your wings and look for opportunities outside your own comfort zone. And please get the yoke of sycophancy off your back - It ain't befitting your class.


  8. "Great organization to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Systique full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee satisfaction in terms of work env, technologies, flexibility approachabilities

    Cons

    Not more aggressive towards expansion

    Advice to Management

    Should work on expansion of company in all horizon...


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Principal Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Systique full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Do not see any pros

    Cons

    No career Growth, bad Management


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Disorganized"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing! Interesting work, and nice people.

    Cons

    Indian centric, not open to new ideas

    Advice to Management

    Less political moves.


  11. Helpful (3)

    "Small company with processes of a big enterprise"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They will listen and try to help as much as possible

    Cons

    They cannot provide enough room to grow

    Advice to Management

    Focus on few areas and increase depth of offerings in those areas


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